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Discovery and Endeavour nose-to-nose



Date: August 11, 2011

The shuttle Endeavour, now deconfigured from her final spaceflight in May, is rolled out of the hangar to enter temporary storage at the Vehicle Assembly Building. Sistership Discovery, which has been parked in the VAB for the past month, is towed to the open hangar bay to resume museum display preparations. A brief photo opportunity of the two spacecraft nose-to-nose occurs during the transfer. With three orbiters and only two hangars available these days, NASA must periodically shuffle the shuttles around.

   ENDEAVOUR LEAVES HANGAR
   DISCOVERY EMERGES FROM VAB
   NOSE-TO-NOSE PHOTO OP
   PUTTING SHUTTLES AWAY

"Ultimate photo op"



Running Time: 7 min 28 sec
File Size: 272 MB

It was "the ultimate photo op" as Expedition 27 crew member Paolo Nespoli, inside the departing Soyuz TMA-20 capsule, snapped pictures and this HD video of the International Space Station with shuttle Endeavour docked at the orbiting complex.

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Astronauts inspect the shuttle



Running Time: 12 min 52 sec
File Size: 288 MB

The six astronauts make the traditional walkaround look at the space shuttle Endeavour on the runway after landing and visit with friends.

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Endeavour's final landing



Running Time: 3 min 54 sec
File Size: 288 MB

Swooping out of the nighttime sky to enter homeport a final time, the shuttle Endeavour safely completes her spaceflight career that covered 25 voyages to Earth orbit over 19 years, spanning 122,883,151 miles traveled, 4,677 revolutions of the planet and 299 days aloft.

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Inside Mission Control



Running Time: 7 min 59 sec
File Size: 288 MB

Go behind the scenes in the Mission Control Center during space shuttle Endeavour's return to Earth. This footage shows the entry flight control team at work, led by flight director Tony Ceccacci with CAPCOM Butch Wilmore, and includes the team's communications audio channel.

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Landing Replays: Edge of runway



Running Time: 16 sec
File Size: 9 MB

Commander Mark Kelly guides space shuttle Endeavour to its tire-smoking landing at Kennedy Space Center. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: VAB roof



Running Time: 58 sec
File Size: 35 MB

From atop the 52-story Vehicle Assembly Building located southeast of the Shuttle Landing Facility, this video was recorded by a public affairs camera. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: West side of runway



Running Time: 50 sec
File Size: 30 MB

Shuttle Endeavour's homecoming at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility as seen from the tower camera located on the western side on the runway. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: Mid-field



Running Time: 54 sec
File Size: 33 MB

From a viewing spot at the middle point of the 15,000-foot long Shuttle Landing Facility runway, this video shows Endeavour touching down. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Landing Replays: East side of runway



Running Time: 51 sec
File Size: 30 MB

Shuttle Endeavour's homecoming at Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility as seen from the tower camera located on the eastern side on the runway. (Replay includes live landing audio).

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Flight Day 16: Tribute to Endeavour



Running Time: 11 min 27 sec
File Size: 417 MB

The six astronauts aboard space shuttle Endeavour's final flight provides this tribute video about the veteran spaceplane on the eve of her landing for the last time.

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Flight Day 15: Time-lapse of Endeavour's victory lap around station



Running Time: 2 min 27 sec
File Size: 88 MB

This time-lapse movie from Endeavour's flyaround of the International Space Station was taken by a camera aboard the space shuttle. It condenses 50 minutes of footage into just two-and-a-half minutes.

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Flight Day 14: Crew home movies



Running Time: 20 min 00 sec
File Size: 727 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the spacecraft throughout Flight Day 14 of the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

   PART 1 | PART 2

Flight Day 13: Crew home movies



Running Time: 12 min 59 sec
File Size: 474 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the spacecraft throughout Flight Day 13 of the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

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Flight Day 12: Spacewalk No. 4



Running Time: 14 min 45 sec
File Size: 537 MB

Looking out space shuttle Endeavour's windows, the spacewalkers work on the International Space Station truss during the boom installation.

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Flight Day 12: Tour around the Cupola



Running Time: 6 min 38 sec
File Size: 243 MB

The astronauts provide this tour out the International Space Station's bay window on the world.

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Flight Day 11: Crew home movies



Running Time: 12 min 38 sec
File Size: 466 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the spacecraft throughout Flight Day 11 of the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

   PART 1 | PART 2

Flight Day 9: Crew home movies



Running Time: 6 min 23 sec
File Size: 244 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the spacecraft throughout Flight Day 9 of the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

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Flight Day 7: Spacewalk 2 coverage



Running Time: 16 min 1 sec

Here's lengthy clips showing various scenes both inside and outside the International Space Station and shuttle Endeavour during the mission's first spacewalk.

   DREW FEUSTEL WORKS ON DEXTRE
   CONTROLLING STATION ARM FROM CUPOLA
   STOWING DEXTRE ROBOT ON THE LAB
   SPACEWALKERS COME BACK INSIDE

Flight Day 6: Space station tour



Running Time: 8 min 3 sec

Space shuttle Endeavour astronaut Greg Chamitoff, a former resident of the International Space Station, gives this guided tour through the complex.

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Flight Day 6: Focused inspection



Running Time: 8 min 54 sec

The astronauts use the Orbiter Boom Sensor System to gather up-close imagery of a dinged tile on Endeavour's underside.

   MOVING THE BOOM | ASTRONAUTS EXAMINE DATA

Flight Day 5: Spacewalk 1 coverage



Running Time: 29 min 12 sec

Here's lengthy clips showing various scenes both inside and outside the International Space Station and shuttle Endeavour during the mission's first spacewalk.

   CREW PREPARES FOR EVA
   THE SPACEWALK IS UNDERWAY
   360-DEGREE PAN IN CUPOLA DURING EVA
   POST-EVA FOOTAGE BACK INSIDE

Flight Day 4: The AMS payload



Running Time: 2 min 35 sec

As seen from the space station's Cupola, the shuttle's robot arm reaches to grapple the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer for unberthing.

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Flight Day 3: Two Greg's in Cupola



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Endeavour pilot Greg Johnson and mission specialist Greg Chamitoff work inside the International Space Station's Cupola during installation of the Express Logistics Carrier No. 3 spare parts pallet.

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Flight Day 3: Hatch opening



Running Time: 6 min 15 sec

The hatchway between the two spacecraft is opened and Endeavour's astronauts are welcomed aboard the International Space Station.

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Flight Day 3: Docking to space station



Running Time: 7 min 37 sec

Experience the thrill of rendezvous and docking with this video shot live on the flight deck of Endeavour.

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Flight Day 2: Crew home movies



Running Time: 2 min 26 sec

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the spacecraft throughout Flight Day 2 of the STS-134 mission to the International Space Station.

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Flight Day 4: Inside the Soyuz



Running Time: 9 min 30 sec
File Size: 362 MB

Expedition 27 flight engineer and NASA astronaut Cady Coleman captured this amazing camcorder footage inside her Soyuz capsule during a landing rehearsal and around the International Space Station at the end of Flight Day 4.

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Flight Day 4: Crew questions



Running Time: 20 min 49 sec
File Size: 795 MB

Members of space shuttle Endeavour's astronaut crew answer questions submitted via Google and YouTube with moderator Miles O'Brien.

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Flight Day 4: AMS congratulations



Running Time: 5 min 50 sec
File Size: 225 MB

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer's leader, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Samuel Ting, calls the space shuttle Endeavour astronauts to express his gratitude for the successful installation.

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Flight Day 4: Flight director update



Running Time: 7 min 25 sec
File Size: 285 MB

International Space Station flight director Dina Contella gives an update on activities aboard the combined shuttle-station complex and looks ahead to the plans for Flight Day 4 during this interview before crew wakeup.

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Flight Day 4: AMS install explained



Running Time: 1 min 38 sec
File Size: 58 MB

Lead station flight director Derek Hassmann describes how the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer will be transferred from shuttle Endeavour and attached to the International Space Station's truss backbone.

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Flight Day 4: AMS overview



Running Time: 2 min 51 sec
File Size: 105 MB

This narrated animation illustrates the key components and features of the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer science instrument to be installed on the International Space Station by the Endeavour crew.

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Flight Day 3: Status briefing



Running Time: 18 min 30 sec
File Size: 702 MB

The post-docking Mission Status Briefing for space shuttle Endeavour was held at 9 a.m. EDT during Flight Day 3 with lead shuttle flight director Gary Horlacher from the Johnson Space Center.

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Flight Day 3: Welcome aboard



Running Time: 17 min 41 sec
File Size: 642 MB

The six space shuttle Endeavour astronauts are welcomed aboard the International Space Station by Expedition 27 to begin the joint operations for the two crews.

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Flight Day 3: ELC 3 install explained



Running Time: 1 min 15 sec
File Size: 45 MB

Lead station flight director Derek Hassmann describes the various pieces of hardware being launched on the Express Logistics Carrier No. 3 -- an outdoor spare parts pallet.

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Flight Day 3: ELC 3 overview



Running Time: 55 sec
File Size: 22 MB

Lead station flight director Derek Hassmann describes the various pieces of hardware being launched on the Express Logistics Carrier No. 3 -- an outdoor spare parts pallet.

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Flight Day 3: Docking preview



Running Time: 2 min 0 sec
File Size: 75 MB

Lead STS-134 shuttle flight director Gary Horlacher narrates this animation showing space shuttle Endeavour's approach and docking with the orbiting International Space Station on Flight Day 3.

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Tour the payload bay



Running Time: 1 min 0 sec
File Size: 25 MB

This animation gives you a guided tour of space shuttle Endeavour's payload bay, showing the various pieces of hardware flying on the STS-134 mission to the space station with narration by lead shuttle flight director Gary Horlacher.

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Flight Day 2: Crew home movies



Running Time: 3 min 47 sec
File Size: 139 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the ship on Flight Day 2.

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Flight Day 2: Status briefing



Running Time: 12 min 21 sec
File Size: 447 MB

Gary Horlacher, Endeavour's lead space shuttle flight director, holds the Mission Status Briefing at 9 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 17.

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Flight Day 2: The day's agenda



Running Time: 2 min 52 sec
File Size: 98 MB

Gary Horlacher, lead space shuttle flight director for the STS-134 mission, previews the Flight Day 2 activities that include orbiter heat shield inspections.

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Flight Day 1: Crew home movies



Running Time: 6 min 52 sec
File Size: 250 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts shot this home movie-style footage aboard the ship as they reached orbit and got the payload bay doors opened on Flight Day 1.

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Jettisoned fuel tank



Running Time: 5 min 11 sec
File Size: 187 MB

This handheld camcorder footage shot by one of the shuttle Endeavour astronauts moments after arriving in space shows the discarded external fuel tank falling away from the orbiter.

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Launch as seen live!



Running Time: 3 min 55 sec
File Size: 143 MB

Endeavour launches on a 16-day journey to the International Space Station to install the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment that promises to chart a new course in physics research, plus deliver another stockpile of spare parts for supporting the outpost's extended life.

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Inside Houston's Mission Control



Running Time: 19 min 7 sec
File Size: 315 MB

Go behind the scenes in the Mission Control Center during space shuttle Endeavour's launch. This footage shows the ascent flight control team at work, led by flight director Richard Jones and CAPCOM Butch Wilmore, and includes the team's communications audio channel.

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Launch Replays: Pad perimeter



Running Time: 45 sec
File Size: 27 MB

The launch pad 39A perimeter camera gives this side view of the space shuttle igniting its engines and roaring skyward for STS-133. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: VAB roof



Running Time: 34 sec
File Size: 21 MB

From atop the 52-story Vehicle Assembly Building located three-and-a-half miles away, this launch video was recorded by a public affairs camera. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Press Site



Running Time: 36 sec
File Size: 21 MB

This is the view from Kennedy Space Center's Press Site at Complex 39 as space shuttle Endeavour launches on the STS-134 space station mission. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Beach tracker



Running Time: 32 sec
File Size: 19 MB

A tracking camera at positioned on a mound along beach southeast of launch pad 39A provides this angle of space shuttle Endeavour's liftoff. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Camera 070



Running Time: 24 sec
File Size: 15 MB

Launch pad engineering camera 070 is zoomed in on space shuttle Endeavour's three main engines to give this close-up view during ignition. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Camera 071



Running Time: 35 sec
File Size: 21 MB

Launch pad engineering camera 071 provides a front view of space shuttle Endeavour during ignition of the main engines and the billowing plume of stream in the last seconds of the countdown. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Patrick AFB



Running Time: 2 min 25 sec
File Size: 85 MB

A powerful tracking camera located at Patrick Air Force Base gives this view of space shuttle Endeavour launching on the northeast trajectory from the Cape. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: UCS-23 tracker



Running Time: 29 sec
File Size: 17 MB

This video of space shuttle Endeavour's launch on STS-134 was captured by the UCS-23 tracking camera positioned southeast of the pad. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Front camera



Running Time: 32 sec
File Size: 20 MB

Footage of space shuttle Endeavour's climb away into the sky is captured from this camera positioned in front of launch pad 39A. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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Launch Replays: Playalinda Beach



Running Time: 23 sec
File Size: 14 MB

This tracking camera north of launch pad 39A along Playalinda Beach offers a close-up view of the three main engines and solid rocket boosters during Endeavour's climb out. (Replay includes live launch audio).

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AstroVan takes crew to pad



Running Time: 7 min 40 sec
File Size: 277 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts arrive at launch pad 39A aboard the AstroVan. Once at the seaside complex, they take a few moment to look up at the shuttle before riding the elevator up the launch tower.

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Astronauts head for the launch pad



Running Time: 4 min 0 sec
File Size: 152 MB

The crew of commander Mark Kelly, pilot Greg Johnson, flight engineer Roberto Vittori and spacewalkers Drew Feustel, Mike Fincke and Greg Chamitoff emerge from their quarters to board the AstroVan for the launch pad.

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Crew gets suited up



Running Time: 4 min 57 sec
File Size: 177 MB

Space shuttle Endeavour's astronauts finish donning their day-glow orange ascent and entry spacesuits on launch morning in the crew quarters building.

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Looking back at the delay



Running Time: 5 min 49 sec
File Size: 217 MB

Space shuttle Endeavour spent a couple extra weeks on the launch pad after the APU heater problem. The orbiter's flow director describes the work that went into resolving the issue.

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Endeavour beauty shots



Running Time: 3 min 37 sec
File Size: 137 MB

Check out these beauty shots of the space shuttle Endeavour standing primed and ready for blast off on her 25th and final spaceflight.

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Launch pad gantry rolled back



Running Time: 5 min 41 sec
File Size: 217 MB

On the day before her last launch, the space shuttle Endeavour is unveiled from the rotating service gantry at Kennedy Space Center's pad 39A.

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Tower rollback time-lapse



Running Time: 55 sec
File Size: 32 MB

This time-lapse video from 12 noon Sunday shows Endeavour being uncovered from the cocoon-like rotating service gantry for liftoff from Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A.

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Recap of heater fix



Running Time: 3 min 46 sec
File Size: 138 MB

Mike Moses, the pre-launch chairman of Mission Management Team, provides this recap of shuttle Endeavour's APU heater problem and how the electrical problem was fixed.

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Second countdown begins



Running Time: 20 min 11 sec
File Size: 720 MB

With the countdown clocks now ticking for the second attempt to launch space shuttle Endeavour, officials hold this status briefing and give the weather outlook at 10 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 13.

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Astronauts return for launch



Running Time: 13 min 49 sec
File Size: 492 MB

Back at the Kennedy Space Center for the second countdown, the shuttle Endeavour astronauts arrive at the Florida spaceport after spending the recent launch delay undergoing refresher training in Houston.

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Checking Endeavour's wiring



Running Time: 2 min 10 sec
File Size: 81 MB

Technicians work just inside the right-hand doorway of space shuttle Endeavour's aft engine compartment to check electrical wiring as part of the heater troubleshooting efforts.

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Forensics begin on old ALCA 2 box



Running Time: 1 min 40 sec
File Size: 63 MB

The Aft Load Control Assembly power switching box that was removed from space shuttle Endeavour is taken the laboratory where technicians open the device to begin the failure analysis and determine what went wrong.

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ALCA 2 removed from shuttle



Running Time: 5 min 3 sec
File Size: 182 MB

Endeavour's old Aft Load Control Assembly No. 2 electronics box (ALCA 2) was removed from the space shuttle last night by technicians working in the cramped quarters of the aft compartment.

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Switchbox troubleshooting



Running Time: 5 min 47 sec
File Size: 210 MB

Technicians work inside the shuttle Endeavour's aft compartment to troubleshoot the Load Control Assembly No. 2 electrical problem while other workers ready a replacement unit for installation.

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First Family departs after visit



Running Time: 9 min 58 sec
File Size: 364 MB

The First Family departs Cape Canaveral after the visit to Kennedy Space Center. They had planned to watch shuttle Endeavour's launch but a technical problem had scrubbed the liftoff.

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First Family tours space center



Running Time: 3 min 41 sec
File Size: 134 MB

President Obama and the First Family tour the Orbiter Processing Facility bay where shuttle Atlantis is being readied for the program's final mission, plus meet with Endeavour's astronauts in the Launch Control Center.

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First Family arrives at the Cape



Running Time: 13 min 1 sec
File Size: 475 MB

President Obama arrives at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Skid Strip to tour the Kennedy Space Center with his family.

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Launch director interview



Running Time: 5 min 18 sec
File Size: 191 MB

Space shuttle launch director Mike Leinbach explains the Auxiliary Power Unit No. 1 heater problem and the decision to scrub Endeavour's countdown to fix the glitch.

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April 29 launch attempt scrubbed



Running Time: 5 min 5 sec
File Size: 183 MB

Launch of the space shuttle Endeavour is scrubbed three-and-a-half hours before the scheduled blastoff time because of an electrical glitch the knocked out fuel line heaters on Auxiliary Power Unit No. 1.

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Crew departs quarters on April 29



Running Time: 3 min 37 sec
File Size: 132 MB

In preparation for the April 29 launch attempt, the space shuttle Endeavour astronauts depart crew quarters and board the AstroVan for the ride to pad 39A.

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Suiting up for April 29 countdown



Running Time: 2 min 53 sec
File Size: 100 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour astronauts finish getting ready in the suit room of the crew quarters building in preparation for the April 29 launch attempt.

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Endeavour's pre-launch campaign



Running Time: 15 min 28 sec
File Size: 560 MB

This narrated footage shows the preparations that shuttle Endeavour underwent at Kennedy Space Center for launch to the STS-134 mission.

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Payloads' pre-launch campaign



Running Time: 11 min 4 sec
File Size: 406 MB

This narrated footage shows the preparations that the STS-134 mission payloads underwent at Kennedy Space Center for launch to the International Space Station aboard Endeavour.

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Preparing Endeavour's fuel tank



Running Time: 12 min 26 sec
File Size: 455 MB

Learn about the process the space shuttle external fuel tanks undergo at NASA's Kennedy Space Center to ready them for launch, including the interesting history for the one flying on Endeavour's STS-134 mission.

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Tower rollback time-lapse



Running Time: 58 sec
File Size: 34 MB

This time-lapse video shows space shuttle Endeavour being uncovered from the cocoon-like rotating service gantry for liftoff from Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A.

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Crew arrives for launch



Running Time: 12 min 17 sec
File Size: 438 MB

Commander Mark Kelly, pilot Greg Johnson, flight engineer Roberto Vittori and spacewalkers Drew Feustel, Mike Fincke and Greg Chamitoff arrive at the Florida spaceport to begin counting down to blastoff.

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Countdown preview briefing



Running Time: 23 min 53 sec
File Size: 851 MB

NASA test director Jeremy Graeber, payload manager Joe Delai and weather officer Kathy Winters provide an update on shuttle Endeavour's launch preparations and preview the start of the three-day countdown sequence during this briefing held April 26 at 10 a.m. EDT.

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Guided tour of the space station



Running Time: 26 min 35 sec
File Size: 1 GB

International Space Station resident Paolo Nespoli filmed this informative tour around the complex specifically for the Endeavour astronauts to help with the shuttle crew's upcoming visit.

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STS-134: Mission preview movie



Running Time: 11 min 53 sec
File Size: 447 MB

This movie summarizes space shuttle Endeavour's STS-134 mission that will launch the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer and Express Logistics Carrier No. 3 to the International Space Station.

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STS-134: Crew biographies



Running Time: 11 min 35 sec
File Size: 434 MB

Get to know the six astronauts launching on space shuttle Endeavour's mission STS-134. This special biography movie profiles the crew and the path each took to become an astronaut.

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STORRM preview



Running Time: 6 min 9 sec
File Size: 120 MB

Gary Horlacher, the lead space shuttle flight director, details the Sensor Test for Orion Relative Navigation Risk Mitigation -- STORRM -- that will see Endeavour re-rendezvous with the International Space Station after undocking.

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Shuttle evacuation practice



Running Time: 6 min 17 sec
File Size: 229 MB

After clocks halted in the final seconds to simulate a shutdown of the three main engines just prior to liftoff, the crew exits the shuttle and practices scurrying to the slide-wire baskets for a quick evacuation of the pad.

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Crew boards Endeavour



Running Time: 4 min 26 sec
File Size: 165 MB

After the short ride out to launch pad 39A, the astronauts walk across the access arm to the White Room and begin boarding shuttle Endeavour for the final three hours of the practice countdown.

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Launch day simulation begins



Running Time: 4 min 7 sec
File Size: 150 MB

The astronauts follow a normal launch morning routine during the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test, donning their bright orange spacesuits and departing the crew quarters building to get into the Astrovan.

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Storm inspections



Running Time: 11 min 17 sec
File Size: 414 MB

Inspections of space shuttle Endeavour and her external fuel tank are performed at launch pad 39A in the wake of strong storms that blew through Florida.

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Tank test driving



Running Time: 8 min 24 sec
File Size: 320 MB

Endeavour's astronauts take turns test-driving an armored tank available for the crew to escape the pad 39A area if an emergency arises during the launch countdown.

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Astronaut chat at the spaceport



Running Time: 18 min 39 sec
File Size: 683 MB

The STS-134 astronauts take a few minutes during the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test events to talk with reporters at Kennedy Space Center's Press Site.

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Crew jets in for practice count



Running Time: 11 min 37 sec
File Size: 444 MB

Endeavour commander Mark Kelly leads his space shuttle crew into Kennedy Space Center for the week's emergency training exercises and a countdown dress rehearsal.

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Payload arrives at launch pad



Running Time: 6 min 51 sec
File Size: 262 MB

The transportation canister holding space shuttle Endeavour's payloads for the STS-134 space station mission is driven to launch pad 39A and lifted into service gantry.

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Canister goes upright



Running Time: 7 min 33 sec
File Size: 288 MB

The transportation canister hauling the AMS and ELC 3 payloads is taken to the rotating building at Kennedy Space Center and turned vertically for delivery to the launch pad.

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ELC 3 into the can



Running Time: 3 min 1 sec
File Size: 116 MB

A pallet of spare parts for the International Space Station, called the Express Logistics Carrier No. 3, is weighed and then placed into the payload transportation canister at the Space Station Processing Facility for the trip to launch pad 39A and installation into Endeavour.

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Hoisting AMS into transporter



Running Time: 2 min 56 sec
File Size: 112 MB

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is weighed and then placed into the payload transportation canister at the Space Station Processing Facility for the trip to launch pad 39A and installation into Endeavour.

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Sun rises after rollout



Running Time: 2 min 42 sec
File Size: 103 MB

The sun rises over the Florida spaceport with space shuttle Endeavour now poised atop Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A for the STS-134 mission.

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Shuttle arrives atop pad 39A



Running Time: 7 min 19 sec
File Size: 278 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour makes the overnight trip to launch pad 39A for a final pre-retirement mission to the International Space Station.

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Endeavour rolls out



Running Time: 5 min 37 sec
File Size: 216 MB

The space shuttle Endeavour emerges from the Vehicle Assembly Building for rollout to launch pad 39A with crowds cheering on. This video also includes unique footage from aboard the crawler-transporter.

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AMS media day



Running Time: 10 min 54 sec
File Size: 414 MB

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer project officials and scientists brief reporters and display their instrument at the Kennedy Space Center in this pre-flight event.

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Hoisting shuttle Endeavour



Running Time: 5 min 0 sec
File Size: 192 MB

The shuttle Endeavour is hoisted from the center aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building over to the high bay and carefully lowered into position next to the awaiting fuel tank for attachment.

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Orbiter goes vertical



Running Time: 6 min 34 sec
File Size: 252 MB

The sling crane lifts Endeavour from the transport hauler that carried the orbiter from its hangar and then rotates the shuttle vertically in the center aisle of the Vehicle Assembly Building.

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Endeavour leaves hangar



Running Time: 10 min 5 sec
File Size: 386 MB

Moving a major step closer to its final spaceflight before retirement, shuttle Endeavour takes a road trip from the hangar to the nearby Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center.

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The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer



Running Time: 7 min 5 sec
File Size: 273 MB

Check out the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer being moved around the Space Station Processing Facility to undergo testing before its launch into orbit aboard Endeavour.

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Fuel tank unloaded from barge



Running Time: 7 min 32 sec
File Size: 291 MB

Shuttle Endeavour's external tank -- ET-122 -- is unloaded from its covered barge and moved to the Vehicle Assembly Building to begin preparations for STS-134.

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Tank arrives at launch site



Running Time: 9 min 52 sec
File Size: 378 MB

The external fuel tank for Endeavour -- ET-122 -- travels up the Cape Canaveral waterway and arrives at the Kennedy Space Center aboard a transport barge from the Lockheed Martin manufacturing plant near New Orleans.

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Payload unloaded from C-5



Running Time: 9 min 25 sec
File Size: 362 MB

The $2 billion Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer is unloaded from the chartered heavy-lifting C-5 Galaxy aircraft and moved to the Space Station Processing Facility.

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AMS arrives from Europe



Running Time: 11 min 43 sec
File Size: 448 MB

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer, an international particle physics experiment, flies into the Kennedy Space Center on a U.S. Air Force cargo plane to prepare for launch aboard Endeavour. The mission's astronauts and the lead scientists attend the event.

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Booster nose to VAB



Running Time: 4 min 0 sec
File Size: 154 MB

The top of a solid rocket booster for space shuttle Endeavour's final flight is transported to the Vehicle Assembly Building for stacking operations.

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SRB ceremony at KSC



Running Time: 4 min 49 sec
File Size: 184 MB

NASA astronaut and former Kennedy Space Center shuttle worker Kay Hire speaks to solid rocket booster team members in a ceremony marking rollout for one of the final SRB segments in program history.

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Endeavour outfitted with engines



Running Time: 2 min 16 sec
File Size: 87 MB

With all three liquid-fueled main engines now installed aboard the space shuttle Endeavour, workstands are placed around the orbiter's aft inside the hangar.

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Another antenna payload



Running Time: 2 min 55 sec
File Size: 114 MB

At the Space Station Processing Facility, workers attach the second of two S-band communications antenna packages on the launch carrier for delivery to orbit.

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Gas tank for the space station



Running Time: 3 min 54 sec
File Size: 153 MB

An extra high-pressure gas tank for the International Space Station is installed on the launch carrier deck for shuttle Endeavour's upcoming mission.

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First antenna delivered



Running Time: 6 min 17 sec
File Size: 240 MB

The first S-band antenna assembly payload is mounted onto the spare parts carrier for launch to the International Space Station aboard STS-134.

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Endeavour towed off runway



Running Time: 7 min 43 sec
File Size: 296 MB

A few hours after landing at the Kennedy Space Center, shuttle Endeavour is towed from the landing strip to the Orbiter Processing Facility hangar to complete STS-130 and begin preparations for STS-134.

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Landing of STS-130



Running Time: 2 min 54 sec
File Size: 101 MB

Shuttle Endeavour and crew safely return from their mission to bring Tranquility to the International Space Station and throw open the curtains to a spectacular bay window view on our home planet.

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Earlier Hi-Def Coverage

Maiden launch of SpaceX Falcon 9
Shuttle mission STS-132
Shuttle mission STS-131
Shuttle mission STS-130
Solar Dynamics Observatory
Delta 4 with GOES P
Shuttle mission STS-129
Ares 1-X flight test
Delta 2 with STSS Demo
Atlas 5 launches PAN
Delta 2 launches GPS 2R-21
Shuttle mission STS-128
Shuttle mission STS-127
Delta 4 with GOES O
LRO and LCROSS lunar launch
Shuttle mission STS-125
Shuttle mission STS-119
Shuttle mission STS-126
Shuttle mission STS-124
GLAST gamma ray observatory launch

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